“50 Shades of Grey meets Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential” – Love Me Back by Merritt Tierce

There is promise here. There is. And we are big fans of promise. Big, big fans. We will certainly keep an eye out for what Tierce does next. We would just say that, next time, if the novel can include a story rather than sewn together interludes, we will be much happier bunnies…

Posted at 9:00 am on February 5, 2016 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Review | Continue reading

‘Elegance of structure is eschewed in favour of a kind of tall-tale picaresque’ – The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

‘But if the unevenness of structure and haphazard pacing suggest Ishiguro isn’t a natural yarn-spinner, the finely nuanced love story at the centre of the novel is a reminder of how formidable and astute a technician of the human heart he can be…’ – Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant reviewed by Richard Hirst

Posted at 6:09 am on February 4, 2016 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Review | Continue reading


Coming soon on Bookmunch

Dinosaurs on Other Planets by Danielle McLaughlin

Yuki-Chan in Bronte Country by Mick Jackson

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Lurid & Cute by Adam Thirlwell

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller



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